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5 Benefits of Apprenticeship Programs in the Skilled Trades

Skilled trades employers today face difficult challenges, like talent shortages and skills gaps, which can limit businesses’ ability to grow and prosper. Although they have been available for more than 75 years, Federally-Registered Apprenticeship programs are a solution many overlook. These programs provide a proven solution for recruiting, training and retaining workers in the skilled trades. Read more

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Laser Safety

Lasers are a common feature in contracting and construction. They are used for many purposes, the most common being the creation of level reference lines for such a wide range of projects as laying pipes, tunneling, building bridges, underwater construction and dredging.

Lasers, however, can present many dangers to the unwary, and there are important safety procedures that should be followed to reduce injuries and accidents. Even low-intensity devices can result in injuries if improperly handled. Read more